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The Differents Between Plant-based, Vegan & Vegetarian Diets?

What is a Vegetarian Diet?

A vegetarian diet doesn’t include products or by-products of animal slaughter, like meat, poultry, insects, rennet, gelatine, fish, shellfish, and stock or fat from animals.Diet?

That said, there are different types of vegetarian diets:

some people (lacto-vegetarians) include dairy products but not eggs in their vegetarian diet. 

What is a Plant-based Diet?

As the name suggests, a plant-based diet is a type of diet plan that either entirely or mostly consists of plant foods, like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, plant-based oils, nuts, and seeds.

A vegan diet strictly excludes all animal foods, such as meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, eggs, and honey.

What is a Vegan Diet?

Some people focus on eating whole foods when following a plant-based diet. So, they stay away from processed foods, refined grains, conventional snacks, and sugar-sweetened beverages.

Whole Foods, Plant-based Diet

Environmental Benefits of Plant-based Diets

– Prevent soil degradation and water pollution – Fight climate change and global warming – Reduce greenhouse gas emissions – Decrease deforestation rates – Reduce biodiversity loss – Save water

Health Benefits of Plant-based

– Lose excess weight – Prevent heart disease – Lower blood sugar levels – Improve metabolic health – Reduce the risk of diabetes – Protect against certain cancers

Conclusion At first, it might be confusing to tell the differences between plant-based, vegan, and vegetarian diets. But hopefully, this article cleared up the confusion around these terms..